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Whats the best rock album(in your opinion) of all time?

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    If it's easier name one from a particular era of rock.

    1. rebekahELLE profile image86
      rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      my all time favorite is Abbey Road/Beatles.  smile It always makes me sing and smile.


      all of these are good that have been mentioned.

      a few more...

      Nevermind/Nirvana

      Thriller/MJ

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        sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Great choice! Definitly a keeper!smile

      2. RachaelLefler profile image90
        RachaelLeflerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        MJ is not a rocker.

        1. rebekahELLE profile image86
          rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          hmmm, have you ever heard thriller?   michael jackson transcended music genres.

          it's one of the top 25 albums (rock) of all time.

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      Twenty One Daysposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Journey!!!!!

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        sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        If you like Rock, you like Journey!smile

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      Ben Evansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I would have to say Fleetwood Mac "Then Play on".  After Peter Green was gone, so was one of the greatest rock blues bands........Pheww ole Danny Kirwan could bend strings sweetly.

      I also like Pink Floyd "Wish you Were Here"  & "Dark Side of the Moon"

      Oh yes.............. Rush 2112

      1. SimeyC profile image88
        SimeyCposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Woohoo - someone said 2112!

        There are so many great albums listed already - 2112 is one of them - Hemispheres (also by Rush) is also superb.....

        ...not sure if anyone said it....Tubular Bells - but it has to be on Surround Sound....

        1. Ben Evans profile image74
          Ben Evansposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Another great mind.  Yes 2112 and Hemispheres and yes Fly by Night, All the Worlds a Stage.

          1. SimeyC profile image88
            SimeyCposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            And they are touring again - that'll make 5 times I've seen them!!!

      2. RachaelLefler profile image90
        RachaelLeflerposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I'd have to say Dark Side of the Moon, but I like the Wall and Animals and Division Bell by them too.

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      cosetteposted 7 years ago in reply to this



      Pink Floyd The Wall. that music is formidable in so many ways.


      'k, now i'm thinking ...Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited is phenomenal so i can't leave that out.

      Jimi Hendrix's Electric Ladyland has some monumental guitar work, especially in All Along The Watchtower. Voodoo Child is good also...

      those are three of the greatest of all time IMO.

      1. rebekahELLE profile image86
        rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        yes, these are good too.

        really hard to pick just one.

        The Wall is really amazing music. Pink Floyd is going to perform the entire album on their next north american tour. that I don't want to miss!

        I'm sticking with Abbey Road for best rock album but the Beatles White album is also great music.

        the Doors first album, but not the best rock album ever.

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
          TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          What!? NEXT North American tour? When? WHere? How did you hear about this? OMG OMG OMG!

          1. rebekahELLE profile image86
            rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I just read it this morning. hold on.

            It's Roger Waters with a full orchestra. here's the link.
            http://www.spinner.com/2010/04/12/roger … ll-tour%2F

            tour dates
            http://www.tourtracker.com/artist/roger-waters/1004993

            kicks off in toronto on sept. 15.  will be amazing.
            nice, I know where I'll be on nov. 16 big_smile

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              justomposted 7 years ago in reply to this

              Yeah, it's Roger Waters tour, not Pink Floyd. No Gilmore, no Mason and Syd and Rick Wright are dead. Having said that, I'll be trying to get tickets. I've seen Floyd 4 times and Roger and his band in 2000. I've been going to live shows since 1966 and I'm not sure there's a better live band than Pink Floyd, but don't hold me to that :-)

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                sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                I would have loved to seen Pink Floyd! I did see Led Zepelin and my favorite concert was Jethro Tull, that was amazing!smile

              2. rebekahELLE profile image86
                rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago in reply to this

                yeah, I saw this on a tweet yesterday from his web site. I really love why he's doing this album again now. a true musical visionary, as the entire band was.
                http://www.rogerwaters.com/why

                sneaks, I saw jethro tull also a couple time. it was magical.

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      Friendlywordposted 7 years ago in reply to this
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    habeeposted 7 years ago

    I'd probably have to go with a Dan Fogelberg. Elton John's Yellow Brick Road was great, too, along with Eagles' Greatest Hits. I also like Steely Dan's Can't Buy a Thrill and the Stones' Sticky Fingers. Oh, and Jim Croce's Great Hits. And Jimmy Buffett's.

    I'll stop now - I could go on all day!

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You named some of my personal favorites! Yellowbrick Road could be the best of all time I don't think it gets the respect it deserves from the rock fans.

      I knew I'd like your choices!smile

      1. habee profile image89
        habeeposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Great minds, Sneako!

  3. Ivorwen profile image78
    Ivorwenposted 7 years ago

    My all time favorite rock album is Metallica's black album.  I've owned it for more than half my life now.  smile

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I have it and it is truely a great one! Good pick!smile

    2. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I love that album but I was already 30 when that came out. Boy I feel ancient !

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    For a more softer side of rock my wife loves Carole Kings,"Tapestry."

  5. blondepoet profile image74
    blondepoetposted 7 years ago

    AC-DC's Back In Black is a great one for rock. smile

    1. Michael Willis profile image78
      Michael Willisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That was an awesome Album!!!!!  Hell's Bells.

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Got that one and it is a clasic!smile

    3. Angela Harris profile image64
      Angela Harrisposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Any of AC/DC albums! But Back in Black has to be the best rock album of all time. Definitely! Or Highway to Hell... Or For Those About to Rock We Salute You...Or...

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    TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago

    Rubber Soul...Dark Side of the Moon...The Wall...Ok Computer....This is tough!!

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Very sweet choices!! Darkside of the Moon is a have to own album!smile

      1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
        TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Hey thanks! I think they're all must-owns...and from the underground: PIG's Arbore Vitate

        And how 'bout Ziggy Startdust and The Spiders From Mars...

        ...too much good stuff!

        ETA: Point of Know Return!

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          sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I have all of Bowies albums! Ziggy was a clasic!smile

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          sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Kansas are great we saw them here not to long ago, it was weird all the people at the show were old people!big_smile

          1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
            TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

            I got to see Kansas with Styx a few years back in MD...AWESOME!!!!

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    TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago

    Mellon Collie and the Infinite Sadness....

    1. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I like the Pumpkins too !

      1. wavegirl22 profile image47
        wavegirl22posted 7 years ago in reply to this

        pumpkins are good for halloween. .

        hi tony

        1. tony0724 profile image61
          tony0724posted 7 years ago in reply to this

          LOL ! Shari I love your humor ! smile

      2. TheGlassSpider profile image74
        TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Apparently they've released something recently...check out their official website...Billy's into stuff.

  8. tony0724 profile image61
    tony0724posted 7 years ago

    Revolver or Sgt Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band by the Beatles

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Both worthy of this list!smile

  9. wavegirl22 profile image47
    wavegirl22posted 7 years ago

    cause tramps like us baby we were

    "born to run"

    1. tony0724 profile image61
      tony0724posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Hi Shari ! smile

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      The Boss! Yesw! Outstanding choice!smile

  10. Obscure Divine profile image56
    Obscure Divineposted 7 years ago

    "Metallica ...And Justice For All" - this was, of course, before they became sissy, repented wussies!  LOL!

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      Twenty One Daysposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      lol

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    europewalkerposted 7 years ago

    "Pyromania"  Def Leppard

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Pour some sugar on me!smile

  12. PrettyPanther profile image83
    PrettyPantherposted 7 years ago

    If we're talking rock, then I'd go with

    Eagles, Hotel California
    Pink Floyd, The Wall
    AC/DC, Back in Black
    Queen, A Night at the Opera

    Also love Journey!

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I bow to your greatness all excellent choices.smile

      1. PrettyPanther profile image83
        PrettyPantherposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        LOL!  I should give credit to my three brothers, who inundated me with rock music during my formative years.

    2. TheGlassSpider profile image74
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh, yeah...I'm with you.

    3. billyaustindillon profile image70
      billyaustindillonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Back in Black another great one how about dirty deeds and TNT from AC-DC?

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    houda.barakatposted 7 years ago

    hii

  14. billyaustindillon profile image70
    billyaustindillonposted 7 years ago

    Exile on Main Street Stones, White album Beatles, Nevermind Nirvana, Pixies Doolittle off the top of my head smile

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Good stuff!smile

    2. TheGlassSpider profile image74
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Oh yeah, I'm likin' the "top of your head" Excellent choices!

  15. billyaustindillon profile image70
    billyaustindillonposted 7 years ago

    Oh and Jeff Buckley Grace - that I o wrote a hub on it is that good

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    We about wore out our "Four Way Street" album, not to mention, "Rumors"!

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    sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago

    One album that turned my music choice to Rock was "L.A. Woman".

  18. billyaustindillon profile image70
    billyaustindillonposted 7 years ago

    Yes loved the doors - hard to choose which one is the best - same as Beatles which one lol

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You're sooo right! Maybe not greatest album of all time but Stepenwolf- Born to be Wild was one that enhanced Rocks popularity!

      1. billyaustindillon profile image70
        billyaustindillonposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Great song - Easy Rider great movie too!

      2. justom profile image46
        justomposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        Weird thing, I really loved that band on record but I saw them live 2 times and they were just not good live. Don't know what the deal was but it was sad.

  19. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    I can't remember album titles, so I'll go with artist

    Journey
    Michael Jackson - Thriller (Oh yeah!  I remember that one!!)
    Prince
    Def Leppard
    Guns & Roses
    Van Halen
    Foreigner

    and I almost forgot:  Fleetwood Mac

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Thats a serious list of some artists!smile

      1. Rafini profile image88
        Rafiniposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        smile

        not all of my faves, but pretty close!  lol  you did ask for best rock album smile

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    lorlie6posted 7 years ago

    Hands down...Dark Side of the Moon!

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      woolman60posted 7 years ago in reply to this

      # 1 AC/DC  (THUNDER STRUCK)
      #2 PINK FLOYD  (THE WALL)
      # 3 BEATLES  (THE WHITE ALBUM)

  21. Onusonus profile image85
    Onusonusposted 7 years ago

    Chaos AD- Sepeltura
    America must be destroyed- Gwar
    Seasons in the abyss- Slayer

    What?! too hardcore?wink

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You ever listen to Cradle of Filth,  Old Man's Child, or Dimmu Borgir? My roommate says you might like those.

      1. Onusonus profile image85
        Onusonusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

        I used to like Cradle of filth but they got too mainstream and you can totally tell the difference.

        1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
          TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          Don'tcha hate when that happens? You ever listen to PIG (aka Raymond Watts)?

        2. Onusonus profile image85
          Onusonusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

          I was thinking of the first one "The Principle of Evil Made Flesh" It kills.

  22. Cris A profile image59
    Cris Aposted 7 years ago

    I like Bob Dylan's Highway 61 Revisited, Nirvana's Nevermind. and Automatic for the People by REM cool

    1. TheGlassSpider profile image74
      TheGlassSpiderposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Sweet picks!

      You should see my post in the hubber luv forum thread big_smile

  23. Greek One profile image79
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    It's a tie between Led Zepplin 2 and 4


    http://www.broadwayworld.com/columnpic/zep2.jpg

    and

    http://2.bp.blogspot.com/_DKcZQ4C7Ij8/SMqfbLcFTgI/AAAAAAAAANw/5YIwNCPx2Sw/s400/led+zeppelin+iv.jpg

    1. donotfear profile image92
      donotfearposted 7 years ago in reply to this


      Yo, Greek one!!! Great choice! I was into Zeppelin in the 70's and 80's. Love em!

  24. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    ah, greek, love them. I would have to go with

    http://i.realone.com/assets/rn/img/0/7/6/0/17410670-17410672-large.jpg

    the first is full of all those great songs!

    1. Greek One profile image79
      Greek Oneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      I'm to young to remember the first tongue

  25. McMissy profile image56
    McMissyposted 7 years ago

    Well right now, since February I have just been playing one album and HAVE NOT GOT BORED AT ALL: 30 Seconds To Mars - This Is War

  26. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    go to youtube and listen. led zeppelin iv really is spectacular also. hard to beat stairway to heaven, battle of evermore...

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G23WO9S5F-s   dazed and confused



    signing off. must get to work.

  27. DISH Network Talk profile image74
    DISH Network Talkposted 7 years ago

    TOOL - AEnima
    =============
    Pure, unadulterated, raw, spellbinding, rock.
    http://sleevage.com/wp-content/uploads/2006/09/tool_aenima.jpg

    Or ...

    TOOL - Lateralus
    ================
    Spiritual, Transcendent, progressive, masterpiece.
    http://ak.buy.com/db_assets/large_images/617/60472617.jpg

  28. donotfear profile image92
    donotfearposted 7 years ago

    I must say that I believe the best Rock album of ALL time would have to be:

    The Beatles: WHITE ALBUM. 1969.

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/2/20/TheBeatles68LP.jpg/200px-TheBeatles68LP.jpg

    It not only contains a variety of melodies, it stands for the close of an era that will never be again.

    My own preference, second only to the White Album is:

    Led Zeppelin: Houses of the Holy, 1974-75.

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/e/ec/LedZeppelinHousesOfTheHolycover.jpg

  29. tantrum profile image61
    tantrumposted 7 years ago

    Everything of Pink Floyd and Everything of Marilyn Manson

  30. Stan Fletcher profile image76
    Stan Fletcherposted 7 years ago

    This is too hard.  Too many choices.

    Boston's first album was amazing.

    Hotel California.

  31. g-benger profile image60
    g-bengerposted 7 years ago

    it depends on your taste of rock album you go for that is why we are all different

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    warren6bufletposted 7 years ago

    Led Zeppelin's Physical Graffiti

  33. donotfear profile image92
    donotfearposted 7 years ago

    I forgot about

    Black Sabbath: Paranoid!
    In case some of the younger generation don't know, this is the original group formed with Ozzy Osborne.

    http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/6/64/Black_Sabbath_-_Paranoid.jpg/200px-Black_Sabbath_-_Paranoid.jpg

    1. Onusonus profile image85
      Onusonusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      That's what I'm talking about!!!!
      I have every song on that album memorized on guitar.

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      sneakorocksolidposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      You must be the Master of Reality!smile

  34. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    do you know all the lyrics and notes to favorite album... I think we do if it's our favorite.

    any true Beatle fan has to know this medley by heart.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfHO6-tDDqU   

    part 2
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5i6kGO9ZnqQ&NR=1

  35. Greek One profile image79
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    How about this number one hit from one of the greatest albums EVER....

    Talk to me, tell me your name
    You blow me off like it's all the same
    You lit a fuse, and now I'm ticking away
    Like a bomb... yeah baby

    Talk to me, tell me your sign
    You're switchin' sides like a Gemini
    You're playing games
    And now you're hittin' my heart
    Like a drum... yeah baby

    Well if Lady Luck
    Gets on my side
    We're gonna rock this town alive
    I'll let her rough me up
    'Til she knocks me out
    'Cause she walks like she talks
    And she talks like she walks

    [Chorus:]
    She bangs, she bangs
    Oh baby when she moves, she moves
    I go crazy 'cause she
    Looks like a flower
    But she stings like a bee
    Like every girl in history

    She bangs, she bangs
    I'm wasted by the way she moves
    No one ever lokked so fine
    She reminds me
    That a woman's got one thing on her mind

    Talk to me, tell me the news
    You'll wear me out like a pair of shoes
    We'll dance all night until the band goes home
    Then you're gone... yeah baby

    Well, if it looks like love
    Should be a crime
    They better lock me up for life
    I'll do the time
    With a smile on my face
    Thinkin' of her in her
    Leather and lace

    [REPEAT CHORUS]

    Man, if Lady Luck
    Gets on my side
    We're gonna rock this town alive
    I'll let her rough me up
    'Till she knocks me out
    'Cause she walks like she talks
    And she talks like she walks

    1. Onusonus profile image85
      Onusonusposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Where's William Hung when you need him?

  36. rebekahELLE profile image86
    rebekahELLEposted 7 years ago

    enlighten me greek. which album?

    1. Greek One profile image79
      Greek Oneposted 7 years ago in reply to this

      Ricky Martin's 2000 album "Sound Loaded"

      tongue

  37. moondive profile image51
    moondiveposted 7 years ago

    Alice Cooper-Poison

  38. grex22 profile image60
    grex22posted 7 years ago

    Man.. I've yet to find an album that I thought was overall a better rock album than Soundgarden's Superunknown. Incredible from start to finish. "Like Suicide" is one of the most epic tracks from that era, IMHO.

  39. Greek One profile image79
    Greek Oneposted 7 years ago

    http://images2.wikia.nocookie.net/muppet/images/7/72/BertErnieSingAlong.jpg

  40. Peter Hoggan profile image75
    Peter Hogganposted 7 years ago

    Mountain's Flowers of evil.

    Stick on your earphones crank up the volume and listen to this:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcHygBcoqwI

  41. moncrieff profile image81
    moncrieffposted 7 years ago

    The best ROCK album should contain songs that are 100% best. Compilations aside, it's hard to find an album up to that title. There are simply too many superb albums but each of them has at least one track hard to swallow. I'll go with "Please Please Me" (The Beatles).

    The other contenders:
    Help! (The Beatles)
    The Velvet Underground & Nico (the minus is the closer)
    LA Woman (The Doors / The Crawling Snake is a downer)
    Never Mind The Bollocks (Sex Pistols / worn out)
    Closer (Joy Division / the minus is the opener)
    Bummed (Happy Mondays / the minus is the opener)
    The Stone Roses
    You Cross My Path (The Charlatans)

 
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